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'Doctor Who' anniversary screenings coming to Chicago

Chicago Whovians, you have the chance to the see "Doctor Who: The Day of the Doctor" in theaters in 3D on Nov. 23.

BBC America today announced the locations for theatrical screenings of Doctor Who's 50th Anniversary special, which airs on the network Nov. 23. You can see it in theaters the same night and also on Nov. 25.

The Chicago-area screenings will take place at Century Evanston + XD in Evanston and at Cinemark at Seven Bridges + IMAX in Woodridge. Tickets will be available beginning at 8 a.m. Oct. 25 at, and, and at participating theater box offices.

Other cities having theatrical screenings are New York, Los Angeles, Philadelphia, Seattle, Washington D.C., San Francisco, Dallas, Houston, Atlanta and Minneapolis.

If you can't see the special on the big 3d screen on Nov. 23, you get another opportunity on Monday, Nov. 25, when the screening expands to more than 300 select cinemas. Tickets will be available at participating theater box offices and online at For a complete list of theater locations and prices, visit the NCM Fathom Events website.

The theatrical events will include specially shot introductions and "The Day of The Doctor: Behind The Lens," a 10 minute behind-the-scenes featurette that includes stars Matt Smith, David Tennant, Jenna Coleman, Billie Piper and John Hurt, as well as lead writer and executive producer Steven Moffat.

Below are the theaters participating in the Nov. 23 screenings.
Century Evanston + XD (Evanston, IL)
Cinemark at Seven Bridges + IMAX (Woodridge, IL)

Los Angeles
Cinemark Rave 18 + IMAX (Los Angeles, CA)
Century Huntington Beach Bella Terra + XD (Huntington Beach, CA)

New York
AMC Loews Village 7 (New York, NY)
Regal E-Walk Stadium 13 & RPX (New York, NY)

Cinemark Rave University City Penn (Philadelphia, PA)
Cinemark 16 (Somerdale, NJ)

Dallas-Ft. Worth
Cinemark West Plano + XD (Plano, TX)

San Francisco-Oakland-San Jose
Century San Francisco Centre 9 (San Francisco, CA)

Washington, DC
Cinemark Rave Fairfax Corner + XD (Fairfax, VA)

Cinemark Tinseltown + XD (The Woodlands, TX)

Cinemark Tinseltown 17 (Fayetteville, GA)

Cinemark Lincoln Square Cinema (Bellevue, WA)

AMC Southdale 16 (Edina, MN)

And these are the Chicago theaters doing the Nov. 25 screenings:

AMC theaters
River East 21, 322 E. Illinois St., Chicago
South Barrington 30 with IMAX, 175 Studio Dr., Barrington
Cicero 14, 4779 W. Cermak Rd, Cicero
Country Club Hills 16 with IMAX, 4201 167th St., Country Club Hills
Quarry 14 with IMAX, 9201 W. 63rd St., Hodgkins
Yorktown 17 with IMAX, 80 Yorktown Shopping Center, Lombard
Crestwood 18, 13221 Rivercrest Dr., Midlothian
Naperville 16 with IMAX, 2815 Show Place Dr, Naperville
New Lenox 14 with IMAX, 1320 W. Maple St., New Lenox
Northbrook Court 14, 1525 Lake Cook Road, Northbrook
Streets of Woodfield 20 with IMAX, 601 N. Martingale Road, Schaumburg
Village Crossing 18 with IMAX, 7000 Carpenter Road, Skokie
Woodridge 18, 10000 Woodward Ave., Woodridge
Schererville 16 with IMAX, 875 Deer Creek Dr., Schererville, Ind.

Regal theaters
City North 14 with RPX, 2600 N. Western Ave., Chicago
Webster Place 11, 1471 W. Webster Ave., Chicago
Showplace 16, 5000 Northwest Hwy, Crystal Lake
Lincolnshire 21 with IMAX 300, Parkway Dr., Lincolnshire
Cantera 17 with RPX, 28250 Diehl Road, Warrenville

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